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(1)The members of WRA are—
(a)a chairperson appointed by the Welsh Ministers,
(b)not fewer than 4, nor more than 8, other persons appointed by the Welsh Ministers,
(c)the chief executive (see section 9),
(d)either 1 or 2 other members of staff of WRA appointed by the chief executive, and
(e)1 other member of staff of WRA appointed under section 6.
(2)The Welsh Ministers may appoint one of the members appointed under subsection (1)(b) as deputy chairperson.
(3)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations amend subsection (1) so as to substitute a different number for any of the numbers for the time being specified in it; but the regulations must ensure that the number of non-executive members continues to exceed the number of executive members.
(4)In this Part—
(a)the chairperson and members of WRA appointed under subsection (1)(b) are collectively referred to as “non-executive members”;
(b)the chief executive and members of WRA appointed under subsection (1)(d) or section 6 are collectively referred to as “executive members”;
(c)the member of WRA appointed under section 6 is referred to as an “elected executive member”.
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